February 22, 2021


Hello Health Care Advocates,

There are only 2 weeks left! Check out our full bill tracker on our website; you can also find links to these weekly session emails and other updates from our team on that page. 

A few highlights from Week 5:

  • hb34 - Medical Respite Care Pilot Program: Received final approval from the Senate, headed for the Governor's signature 

  • hb92 - Medical Practice Amendments: Returned to rules by House HHS committee (see UHPP's testimony here)

  • hb194 - Diabetes Prevention Program: Passed House, in Senate HHS tomorrow at 8:00 AM

  • hb262- Children's Health Insurance Amendments: Passed the House! Headed to Senate 

  • hb344 - Program Eligibility Amendments: Introduced. Will be heard in HHS tomorrow at 4.

    • ACTION ALERT: Use this easy form to contact committee members to ask them to vote against this unnecessarily burdensome and punitive proposal.

  • hb365 - State Agency Realignment: Introduced. Assigned to HHS. Contact committee members to ask for a delay to interim study.

  • HJR 13 - Joint Resolution Declaring Racism a Moral and Public Health Crisis: Introduced and assigned to HHS. 

  • sb103 - Dental Hygienist Amendments: Passed Senate. Assigned to House Business and Labor committee. 

  • sb158 - Children's Health Coverage Amendments: Passed Senate HHS! Headed to Senate floor. Contact your Senator in support of this great bill! 

You can see the notes from this week's Health Care Round Table linked here, and you can plan to join us on Thursdays at 1:00 for policy discussions, strategy brainstorming, and updates from advocates and elected officials. 

Stay well, 

The UHPP Team

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Utah Health Policy Project

2369 W Orton Circle Suite 20 | West Valley City, Utah | 84119
Questions? Email stacy@healthpolicyproject.org 

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